Jacob Lawrence, Soldiers and Students (1962)
June 7, 2009:
But note the teleology implied by the definition of vanguard.
"The 'vanguard' of a class is that portion of the class which has developed furthest at any moment in time."
Developed toward what?
I believe this definition is accurate for Lenin,
and that the teleology is present in Lenin's thinking as a holdover from Plekhanov's schematic Marxism.
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